Recent Cases

Challenging Illegal Fees

For several years, Long Island’s Suffolk County has avoided raising general fund taxes by imposing new or increased fees on certain residents. Today, the Government Justice Center, an Albany-based public interest legal center, filed a lawsuit in the state Supreme Court to put an end to the illegal practice of raising general revenue through such […]

Ending Paid Union Leave

The Government Justice Center, an Albany-based public interest legal center, and the Center for Cost Effective Government (CFCEG), a Long Island-based taxpayer advocacy organization, are today filing lawsuits in state Supreme Court to stop the Syracuse City School District and Suffolk County from allowing government union officers to collect pay and benefits when they aren’t […]